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    Edith McKenzie Haid



    Inductee Information

    Name
    Edith McKenzie Haid

    Inducted
    1984

    Induction Category
    Builders

    Role

    Organiser
    Biography
    In 1930 with the help of other women, Edith organized the Winnipeg
    Women's Basketball League for senior teams. The teams were the
    Y.W.C.A., the University of Manitoba "Varsity", the Tigerettes, and
    Great-West Life. The winner of the League played Brandon for the
    Provincial Championship.

    In 1931, the Junior League began, to be followed by
    Intermediate, Senior "A" and Senior "B" sections. It was Edith who was
    the driving force behind the growth of women's basketball in the
    province.
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